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Why LSU Online and Continuing Education

Discover LSU’s World-Class Online Degrees


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LSU Online and Continuing Education is a part of the LSU family of institutions, a group of accredited, top-tier universities leading the charge toward innovations in distance learning. 

At LSU Online, we have made it our mission to help you accelerate your career goals with excellent, flexible, and affordable online certificate and degree programs. 

Since no two educational journeys are alike, LSU Online aims to provide a one-of-a-kind learning experience to all students. Our programs are perfectly designed to allow students to earn the same degree as they would on-campus in a convenient flexible format. 


What Makes Our Students Choose LSU Online and Continuing Education?

  • All students receive affordable flat-rate tuition nationwide.
  • The same expert instructors who teach on-campus teach our online classes.
  • Online degree students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
  • Students can expect dedicated service through personal, concierge-style support, both during the application process and throughout their life as a student. 
  • “Stackable” learning options: Start with a certificate program and use it as credit toward an online degree program.
  • No credit wasted: Shorten the time needed to complete your degree and save money through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).
  • Our flexible formats are ideal for students balancing work and home responsibilities while earning an education. 
  • As a part of an established, accredited university, LSU Online boasts many top-ranked programs. 
  • LSU celebrates over 150 years of academic quality. We are among the 1% of elite universities with land, sea, and space-grant status. 
  • Graduates can join a strong network of more than 250,000 alumni at 130 active chapters worldwide.

Hear From Our Students

LSU online students around the world overwhelmingly recommend LSU’s online degree and certificate programs.

“I have more time to focus because I don’t have to worry about juggling going to work and handling school, because it’s always there at my convenience.”

“If you want that online convenience, if you want a quality education, LSU online is the place to be. . . . I wouldn’t be graduating from the program if I didn’t believe in it!”

“The student controls the learning.”